trimotor


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trimotor

(ˈtraɪˌməʊtə)
n
(Aeronautics) an aircraft driven by three engines
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El 20 de abril de 1957, los diarios Zocalo y Cine Mundial sospecharon que el artista traia fayuca a la Ciudad de Mexico, de ahi que la carga produjese problemas de sobrepeso en la avioneta trimotor XA-KUN, modelo Liberator y marca Consolidated, de la aerolinea Transportes Aereos Mexicanos (TAMSA) donde Infante poseia acciones.
The legendary Henry Ford made aircraft - bringing the Trimotor, an inspirationally named three-motor passenger plane, to the market in the 1920s.
The same year the Luftwaffe was revealed and LDv 16 was published, the embryotic air arm had six squadrons of awkward and inadequate Domier Do 11/23 twin-engine bombers and seven equipped with Junkers Ju 52/3m trimotor bomber/transports, all soon to be replaced with two modem, twin-engine bomber designs.
It's labeled "Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor.
On a side note, I have over 7000 hours of multi-engine time, and I am rated in helicopters and the Citation 550, the L-39, Ford Trimotor and many others.
That was when their Fallschirmjager dropped from trimotor JU-52's over the island of Crete in May 1941.
McWhorter was all of nine years old when his father arranged for his first flight, in a Ford TriMotor.
Eventually, it was redesigned with three engines, and then reconfigured once more to become the well-known Ford Trimotor.
Distribution operations dramatically improved in late 1927 and early 1928 when five Fokker Trimotor transport aircraft were added to the Marines' operational force.
Interested in aviation since he was about five, he took his first ride in 1936: a hop from a local airport in a Ford Trimotor, paid for by his father.
For Armstrong, flying had been a passion ever since his first flight in a Ford Trimotor at the age of six, in Warren, Ohio, in 1936.
As they leapt from the "tin goose," an old Ford Trimotor, the static line deployed their chutes, which burst open in the smoky afternoon sky like fluffy white pieces of popcorn.